[ verb ] pose a threat to; present a danger to


"The pollution is endangering the crops"

Used in print

(Tom F. Driver, "Beckett by the Madeleine,"...)

It realized that to admit them was to jeopardize form .

(87th Congress, 1st Session. Congressional Record....)

Russian tanks and planes in Cuba jeopardize the security of the United_States , violate the Monroe_Doctrine , and threaten the security of every other Latin_American republic .

Related terms

exist hazard riskiness

[ verb ] put at risk


"I will stake my good reputation for this"

Used in print

(Frances and Richard Lockridge, Murder Has...)

Jeopardize it now to correct so old a wrong ?